Saturday, February 27, 2010

March Job Fairs

  • The Suffolk County One-Stop Employment Center will be hosting a Job Fair on Friday, March 12th from 10-1PM at the Amityville Public Library. Bring your resume and dress for success! For more information call (631) 264-0567.

Census Jobs 2010

The U.S. Census Department is recruiting temporary, part-time census takers for the 2010 census, which will be conducted this spring. On March 9th & 16th a representative from the U.S Census Bureau will be discussing Census job opportunities at the Mastic Moriches-Shirley Community Library. These sessions will run from 5:30-8:30PM. For more information please call (631) 399-1511 ext. 240 or visit The South Huntington Public Library is a Census testing location. Testing sessions will be held on Wednesdays, March 3-24th from 11-5PM & Saturdays March 6th & 20th from 11-3PM. To make an appointment to schedule a test please call (631) 615-3020.

Wednesday, February 24, 2010

Work Incentive Seminar

The Social Security Administration (SSA) is hosting a series of free community events around the country for beneficiaries with disabilities and their families. These Work Incentive Seminar Events (WISE) are held by local organizations and can help people receiving Social Security disability benefits (SSDI or SSI) learn more about the Ticket to Work Program, connect with local training and employment resources, and explore opportunities to increase income. Click here to find a Work Incentive Seminar near you. For more resources in your state go to's homepage .

Tuesday, February 23, 2010


The job market has changed over the past year, and in order to succeed, you must know what
those changes are and adapt. Paula Klee Parish, author and career coach, will be running a program called "Reinvent Yourself For Today's Job Market" at the South Huntington Public Library. The program will take place on Wednesday, March 10th @ 6:30PM. She will show you how to position yourself to compete in today’s tough job market. She will teach you how to assess your marketable skills and interests and show you how to apply your knowledge and experience to fields that are hiring. Paula will also discuss resources for training and/or certification in growth industries, networking, and preparing and positioning for interviews and follow-ups. There will be time afterwards to ask questions. This program is Free & open to all. For more information please call (631) 549-4411.

Monday, February 22, 2010

Long Island Instant Admissions Decision Night

Join Mount Saint Mary College for a special Instant Decision Night at the Huntington Hilton Hotel in Melville on Tuesday, March 9th from 6 until 8 pm. High school seniors are invited to bring their transcripts and SAT or ACT scores (essay and recommendation letters are optional) and you'll get an admissions decision that night! Register online for the Instant Decision Event on Long Island, or call 1-888-YES-MSMC today! The Huntington Hilton is located at 598 Broad Hollow Road, Melville, New York, 11747-5002. The telephone number is 631-845-1000.

Sunday, February 21, 2010


With such keen competition for every job opening, you want your resume and cover letter to stand out in a crowd & once you snag an interview, you want to ace it. Join instructor Bob Considine on Tuesday, February 23rd from 7-9pm @ the South Huntington Public Library. He will show you how to write a standout cover letter that will catch prospective employers' eyes. He will also discuss typical job interview questions and offer guidance on how to answer them. This program is FREE & open to all. For more information please call (631) 549-4411.

Friday, February 19, 2010

Job Seminar: Roll It, Take It, Leave It, Move It

On March 25th the Deer Park Library will hold a Job Seminar called Roll It, Take It, Leave It, Move It: Know Your Employer Retirement Plan Options. This seminar is designed to help employees determine what to do with their employer retirement savings plan if they recently switched jobs, retired or are facing unemployment due to a layoff or downsizing. The seminar will begin at 7PM. Advanced registration required, seating limited. Registration begins March 6th. For more information please call (631) 586-3000.

Tuesday, February 9, 2010

Introduction to Solar Energy

Before you consider a new career direction, it is critical to be informed of the fastest growing industry on Long Island: Solar Energy. Join Industry Experts from EmPower Solar for a FREE lecture to learn about the Solar Industry and how it may provide you with an insight into a new career path.

When:March 18, 2010
Please email to confirm attendance by March 4th.
NYIT, OldWestbury Campus,
Room 130, Harry Shure Hall
Time: 6:00–8:00 PM

Thursday, February 4, 2010

Steps to Employment Success

On March 1st the Northport Public Library will be sponsoring Career Coach Michael Coritsidis. Mr. Coritsidis will present a seminar called "7 Steps To Employment Success". He will provide valuable information on resume writing, interview techniques, appropriate business apparel, job search avenues, and more. Whether you are unemployed, a recent graduate, seeking a career change, or concerned about job security, you won’t want to miss this informative workshop. The seminar will run from 7-9PM. No registration required. Open to all.

Wednesday, February 3, 2010

Job Fair South Huntington Public Library

The Suffolk County One-Stop Employment Center will present a Job Fair at the South Huntington Public Library on Wednesday, February 24th from 10-1PM. Bring plenty of resumes & dress for success! For more information please call (631) 549-4411.

Tuesday, February 2, 2010

Career Readiness Training

Are you struggling to make ends meet? Are you widowed, divorced, separated, and unemployed, underemployed or receiving Public Assistance? You may be eligible for Career Readiness Training. Training will take place from Tuesday, March 9, 2010 to Tuesday, March 30, 2010 at the Suffolk County One-Stop Employment Center. Prepare today to enter the workforce of tomorrow! Move toward personal and economic self-sufficiency! Discover opportunities that could change your life! Computer Training also available. CALL (631) 853-6540 to confirm eligibility & enroll. Registration begins Thursday, March 4 at 10AM.

Career Quest Programs

Suffolk County Department of Labor's Career Quest will be presenting 3 programs at the Suffolk County One-Stop Employment Center in Hauppauge.

Financial Services Representative
Wednesday, February 3, 2010 9:30AM
Tuesday, February 23, 2010 10:00AM
Interested in a career in the insurance industry or financial services sector? Athena Konstantos, manager & agency recruiter from the Prudential Insurance Company of America will discuss career options & requirements. Space is limited. To register please call (631) 853-6600.

On Site Recruitment: United States Census Bureau
Monday, February 22nd 9-12PM
Friday, February 5th, 19th, 26th 9-12PM
Work up to 40 hours per week in a temporary, part-time job with the 2010 Census and enjoy good pay, flexible hours, mileage reimbursement, and the chance to serve your community. To complete the application process please bring: Social Security Card & NYS Driver’s License/NY State ID, or a valid US Passport. Veterans please bring copy of DD214. Call (631) 853-6600 today to reserve your spot! Plan to arrive early. Space is Limited. Must be pre-registered. Late arrivals not permitted.

Starting Your Own Business
Wednesday, February 17, 2010 9:30Am

Why not explore your dream of owning a small business? A representative from the New York State Small Business Development Center will discuss how to start your own business and become a small business owner. See any of our counselors, or phone (631) 853-6600 today to reserve your spot! Plan to arrive early. Space is Limited. Must be pre-registered. Late arrivals not permitted.

Monday, February 1, 2010

New Books @ The Huntington Public Library

Job Hunter's Survival Guide by Richard Nelson Boles
This book offers one hundred pages of lifesaving advice for people out of work. It is an "emergency, essential-only guide" to finding a job, even your dream job, in a challenging economic climate from the author of the classic career guide "What Color is your Parachute".

Career Comeback by Lisa Johnson Mandell
Mandell provides ten strategies for putting a youthful spin on resumes, Web pages, and personal presentation. CAREER COMEBACK offers the ultimate makeover to-do list: From "botoxing" your resume by deleting dates and early jobs, tech-savvy tricks for starting and improving your website or blog and online networking, to updating your wardrobe, Mandell shares the secrets that will get mid-career job seekers noticed and on the payroll.

Navigating the job hunt—already a tough task during an economic downturn—is especially difficult for veterans hoping to transition into a civilian career. A major obstacle they face is to write a resume that resonates with civilian hiring managers and recruiters. Expert Resumes for Military-to-Civilian Transitions shows veterans exactly how to market their skills and experience and translate them into language their resume readers will understand. This book features a collection of superior professionally written resumes designed for veterans and ex-military job seekers. In addition to 180 pages of sample resumes, this book provides winning job search strategies, sound resume-writing advice, and tips for creating and using electronic resumes.

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